R142. Writing from the Wound
Thursday, February 9, 2017
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Kelly Sundberg's essays have appeared in Gulf Coast, Guernica, Denver Quarterly, Slice magazine, the Rumpus, and many others. An essay of hers is anthologized in Best American Essays 2015, and a memoir based on that essay is forthcoming from HarperCollins. She is a PhD candidate at Ohio University.
Carmen Maria Machado is the author of the forthcoming collection Her Body and Other Parties. Her fiction, criticism, and essays have appeared in the New Yorker, Granta, NPR, and elsewhere. She’s a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers' Workshop.
Aspen Matis's essays have appeared in The New York Times, Tin House, and Psychology Today. Her memoir, Girl in the Woods, tells the story of her college date rape and subsequent hike from Mexico to Canada along a continuous wilderness footpath called the Pacific Crest Trail.
Lisa Nikolidakis's fiction and nonfiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Best American Essays 2016, Los Angeles Review, Brevity, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Passages North, the Greensboro Review, and elsewhere. She is an assistant professor at the University of Evansville.
Hugh Martin is a veteran of the Iraq war and the author of The Stick Soldiers and So, How Was the War? He is a former Stegner Fellow and Emerging Writer Lecturer at Gettysburg College.